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Leaving the Stall Door and Your Heart Open: The Rest of the Story

Leaving the Stall Door and Your Heart Open: The Rest of the Story

After Tragedy, Leaving the Stall Door Open… Six months ago I wrote a blog post entitled After Tragedy, Leaving the Stall Door and Your Heart Open about facing the loss of a “heart horse” without closing up, giving up, or shutting down. The post touched thousands of readers who were grieving, suffering loss, and experiencing guilt…

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Are More Horses Suffering From Allergies Now Than Ever Before?

Are More Horses Suffering From Allergies Now Than Ever Before?

Skin And Respiratory Reactions in Horses Allergies. Has there ever been a time when so many horses (and people!) are suffering from allergies? Horses often do suffer from allergies when their sensitive immune system overreacts to a variety of stimulus from the environment: anything they touch, ingest, inhale, or is injected into them can cause…

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Equine Laminitis: Three Steps Owners Can Take to Help Their Horses

Equine Laminitis: Three Steps Owners Can Take to Help Their Horses

Despite Precautions, Laminitis Strikes My Dream Horse The same week my new Maryland Equestrian Novel series prequel, Dream Horse, was published, my very own dream horse walked in sore from evening turnout. I immediately swung into action, checking her digital pulse under the suspicion that she was experiencing the start of a laminitis flare up….

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